Handbook of Policing
Edited by Tim Newburn
Willan – 2008 – 864 pages
This new edition of the Handbook of Policing updates and expands the highly successful first edition, and now includes a completely new chapter on policing and forensics. It provides a comprehensive but highly readable overview of policing in the UK, and is an essential reference point combining the expertise of leading academic experts on policing and policing practitioners themselves.
'A major contribution to the study of policing in the UK … authoritative, interesting and extremely wide ranging.' -Sir Ian Blair, Former Commissioner, Metropolitan Police
'The most comprehensive treatment ever published on the issues facing British police in the 21st century. Indispensable reading for students, leaders, critics and supporters of the police.' -Professor Lawrence W. Sherman, President, International Society of Criminology
'The Handbook is indubitably the most comprehensive, authoritative, scholarly and up-to-date overview of policing in the UK and an essential read for anyone with a stake or interest in policing issues.' -Mathew Bacon, University of Sheffield, Reviewed in The Howard Journal Vol 48 No 3. July 2009
1. Introduction: understanding policing, Tim Newburn Part I: Policing in Comparative and Historical Perspective 2. Models of policing, Rob I. Mawby 3. Policing before the police, Philip Rawlings 4. The birth and development of the police, Clive Emsley 5. Policing since 1945, Tim Newburn Part II: The Context of Policing 6. The pattern of transnational policing, Neil Walker 7. Plural policing in the UK: policing beyond the police, Adam Crawford 8. Policing in Scotland, Daniel Donnelly and Kenneth Scott 9. The police service of Northern Ireland, Aogan Mulcahy 10. The police organisation, Rob C. Mawby and Alan Wright 11. Police cultures, Louise Westmarland 12. Police powers, Andrew Sanders and Richard Young 13. Policing and the media, Robert Reiner Part III: Doing Policing 14. Crime reduction and community safety, Simon Byrne and Ken Pease 15. Modern approaches to policing: community, problem-oriented and intelligence-led, Nick Tilley 16. 'Interpretation for action?' definitions and potential of crime analysis for policing, Nina Cope 17. Criminal investigation and crime control, Mike Maguire 18. Police use of force, firearms and riot control, P.A.J. Waddington and Martin Wright 19. Drugs policing, Maggy Lee and Nigel South 20. Policing fraud and organised crime, Michael Levi 21. Policing terror, Martin Innes and Darren Thiel 22. Policing cybercrime: emerging trends and future challenges, Yvonne Jewkes and Majid Yar Part IV: Themes and Debates in Policing 23. Policing ethnic minority communities, Ben Bowling, Alpa Parmar and Coretta Phillips 24. Gender and policing, Frances Heidensohn 25. Policing and ethics, Peter Neyroud 26. The accountability of policing, Trevor Jones 27. Leadership and performance management, Bob Golding and Stephen P. Savage 28. Policing and forensic science, Robin Williams 29. Restorative justice, victims and the police, Carolyn Hoyle 30. Future of policing, Tim Newburn
Tim Newburn is Professor of Criminology and Social Policy, and Director of the Mannheim Centre for Criminology, London School of Economics. He is currently President of the British Society of Criminology. Tim is the author or editor of over 30 books, the most recent of which are The Politics of Crime Control (edited with Paul Rock, Oxford University Press 2006); Policy Transfer and Criminal Justice (with Trevor Jones, Open University Press 2007); and the Handbook of Criminal Investigation (co-edited with Tom Williamson and Alan Wright, Willan Publishing 2007).